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Old 10-22-17, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread View Post
Your options for mounting your downtube shifters are Paul thumbies, Velo Orange thumbie mounts, and Kelly Take Offs.

I run a Shimano 600 tricolor downtube shifter in friction mode on a Paul Thumbie on my gravel bike. With a 10sp SRAM X0 rear derailleur. Works great. Just make sure you get the flat (not concave) base mount for the lever.
Thanks. I hadn't come across the Velo Orange mounts. Will check them out. My original equipment downtube shifter - Z-204-GS - aren't far off from the 600's so encouraged to hear they work on the Paul Thumbies.
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